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Potato Dextrose Agar (PDA) Plates (10 Pack)


Potato Dextrose Agar (PDA) is used for the cultivation of yeasts, molds and fungi. Potato Dextrose Agar is composed of dehydrated Potato Infusion, Dextrose and Agar. Potato Infusion and Dextrose serve as the nutritionally rich base which allows robust fungal growth. The agar serves as the solidifying agent. Pre poured PDA plates are ready to use. No powder weighing, no mixing and no autoclaving is needed.

“Potato Dextrose Agar (PDA) is a specialized medium utilized for nurturing yeasts, molds, and fungi in laboratory settings. It consists of dehydrated Potato Infusion, Dextrose (a form of sugar), and Agar. The Potato Infusion and Dextrose provide essential nutrients, fostering vigorous fungal growth. Meanwhile, Agar acts as a solidifying agent, allowing the medium to solidify. Pre-poured PDA plates are conveniently ready for immediate use, eliminating the need for weighing powder, mixing, or autoclaving.”